Kyoto is a vibrant city with much to offer, but in just a few minutes drive, you can be out of the city and enjoy beautiful, natural scenery. In Kyoto, the food is great, the people are kind, and the nature is beautiful. To help you enjoy all aspects of Kyoto, Kyoto Japanese Language School provides you with many after school and weekend activities. Below are some examples.
Activities at Kyoto JaLS
Kyoto’s nature is very diverse and changes throughout the year – every season brings new opportunities to have fun and explore.
Spring: climbing, tea picking, cherry-blossom viewing, etc.
Summer: fruit picking, canoes, rafting, etc.
Autumn: autumn foliage, vegetable harvest experience, etc
Winter: skiing, trolley trains, making mochi, etc
Local Japanese (students, office workers, businesspeople) join these activities as well. It’s a great way to make local Japanese friends!
・Go drinking with local Japanese
・Tour conducted by local college students
・Game party with the school staff
・Hanging out at popular cafes
・Play human bingo with locals
Kyoto’s cuisine and produce, such as Kyoto vegetables and Uji green tea, are renowned among Japanese for its flavour and quality. Sample the finest food Japan has to offer!
・Local Japanese noodle restaurants you won’t find in tour books
・Delicious sushi restaurants you must visit once in your lifetime
・Matcha desserts tour recommended by local Japanese
・Local Kansai specialties such as okonomiyaki and takoyaki.
…and much more!
There are one day trips and overnight trips. Depending on the season, you can enjoy local festivals too.
・ Ise shrine
…and much more!